Audio

Review: Antlion Audio XLR Power Converter vs VXLR+

Review: Antlion Audio XLR Power Converter vs VXLR+

Antlion Audio recently introduced its new US$24.95 XLR Power Converter which now directly competes with RØDE’s US$25 VXLR+ which I reviewed in 2017. The two…

RØDE team members granted two US patents for firsts in microphone technology

RØDE team members granted two US patents for firsts in microphone technology

Australian pro audio company RØDE Microphones announced that two of its team members have recently received US patents through their ingenious work at RØDE. Technical Engineering Manager Luke…

Forensic audio: Jason Levine of Adobe demonstrates with Audition

Forensic audio: Jason Levine of Adobe demonstrates with Audition

Yesterday, Jason Levine used Adobe Audition to perform a forensic audio demonstration/study during his live Internet broadcast. Even though I have no idea who Laurel or Yanny are, I…

LUFS audio standards update for May 2018

LUFS audio standards update for May 2018

Since I published How many LUFS for ideal audio loudness? Why can’t we be friends? in March, both Adobe and Hindenburg have contacted me to inform how some of…

Review: JK Audio BlueDriver-F3 wireless Bluetooth transceiver for ENG

Review: JK Audio BlueDriver-F3 wireless Bluetooth transceiver for ENG

At NAB 2018 in Las Vegas, I got my first real opportunity to test JK Audio’s BlueDriver-F3 wireless Bluetooth audio transceiver for video ENG (Electronic News Gathering). In…

How many LUFS for ideal audio loudness? Why can’t we be friends?

How many LUFS for ideal audio loudness? Why can’t we be friends?

The recent audio loudness war reminds me of the 1975 hit song Why can’t we be friends?. As I have covered in several articles about audio loudness (which we…

BeyondPodcasting 2: Microphones—technologies, patterns and connection types

BeyondPodcasting 2: Microphones—technologies, patterns and connection types

In BeyondPodcasting episode 2, Allan Tépper presents a bird’s eye view of microphone categories: technologies, patterns and connection types. Among the technologies covered are ribbon, electret condenser and…

AirLinc for iOS goes multi-channel/multi-mic

AirLinc for iOS goes multi-channel/multi-mic

Back in 2015, I reviewed AirLinc, an iOS app that converts your iOS devices (iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch) into a wireless microphone system, but immune to potential wireless interference. This…

Sound for Philip K. Dick’s – Electric Dreams

Sound for Philip K. Dick’s – Electric Dreams

Electric Dreams is an apt title for the new anthology series for television, created from the short stories of Philip K. Dick. Dick’s works offer a sci-fi worldview…

How to install/update Hindenburg Journalist (Pro) without Soundflower

How to install/update Hindenburg Journalist (Pro) without Soundflower

Frequent readers already know that Hindenberg Journalist (Pro) is my favorite multitrack audio editor for storytelling, and I have covered it in several articles. In Hindenburg Journalist (Pro)’s default…